Aluminum adjuvant linked to gulf war illness induces motor neuron death in mice

@article{Petrik2007AluminumAL,
  title={Aluminum adjuvant linked to gulf war illness induces motor neuron death in mice},
  author={M. S. Petrik and Margaret C. Wong and R. C. Tabata and Robert F. Garry and C. A. Shaw},
  journal={NeuroMolecular Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={9},
  pages={83-100}
}
Gulf War illness (GWI) affects a significant percentage of veterans of the 1991 conflict, but its origin remains unknown. Associated with some cases of GWI are increased incidences of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other neurological disorders. Whereas many environmental factors have been linked to GWI, the role of the anthrax vaccine has come under increasing scrutiny. Among the vaccine’s potentially toxic components are the adjuvants aluminum hydroxide and squalene. To examine whether… 

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